Viterbi launches new center for energy transition

Viterbi Renewable Energy Transition Center

With the topic of climate change and energy availability on his mind, USC alumnus Gary Buntmann wanted to collaborate with the University to address the issue through expert input and innovative research on renewable energy technology. To do so, Buntmann and Viterbi School of Engineering Dean Yannis C. Yortsos began to “kick around” the idea of fostering a space for new ways of thinking about the sustainable future of energy.

This would manifest itself in the Ershaghi Center for Energy Transition, launched by the Viterbi School March 30. The center will assist in research and educational initiatives to find viable solutions for the transition from hydrocarbons to renewable energy.

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